Jets Start Season in a Hole: When Is the Window to Compete?

#482423485 / gettyimages.com Entering November, the Jets sit in 25th place with an underwhelming 9 points in 10 games and a 26th ranked goal differential. Of four wins, three have come against teams in the bottom-third of the standings and a playoff appearance is as far away as any October on record. The question of when the…

JGD #7: The Storm Continues

#161135718 / gettyimages.com Out of a Hurricane and into a Lightning storm, the Jets continue a dangerous home stand tonight against a young Tampa team. Collecting two points against the only club left in the league that doesn’t have a win has somehow soothed tempers around Winnipeg.  Facing his former employer, Paul Maurice called it…

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JGD 4: Openings

The Jets’ home-opener is also their first game against a Divisional opponent – the oft-forgotten Nashville Predators. The new look Preds have made a splash with points in each of their first three games led by the unexpected scoring of Eric Nystrom (4 points), Paul Gaustad (4 points) and Filip Forsberg (4 points). But it’s…

What Would You Do Wednesday: Replacing Kane

#457064162 / gettyimages.com In this installment of What Would You Do Wednesday, we consider how to replace Evander Kane in the lineup for the 2 weeks to infinity that he’s missing. The point of this feature is just to yell at each other in the comments (this is the internet, after all). So I’ll give…

Evander Kane Out Indefinitely: Re-Evaluation in Two Weeks

#457064136 / gettyimages.com Paul Maurice announced Evander Kane’s indefinite knee injury today as “better news than I was expecting.” Re-evaluation is scheduled for two weeks, with a week-to-week timeline to follow. It’s not long term, which is good for the player, but with the Jets in a tough Central Division, the team was hopeful for a playoff birth. No Jets…

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JGD 2: Live Every Week Like It’s Shark Week

Do the Sharks still have the same bite? The most unfortunate part about the overreaction of San Jose General Manager Doug Wilson to last year’s playoff loss is that we still have to hear about their failure to close out a series against one of the best teams in the league. No brownie points for taking them…

Jets Game Day 1: Raising Arizona

#72305334 / gettyimages.com Opening night is a rivalry night for the NHL and after almost 20 years in the desert, the biggest rival of the Coyotes remains the town they left. It’s the Jets who grew up and moved away from home vs the adopted Jets we love all the same.

What would you do Wednesday: In the Crease

#483936111 / gettyimages.com Jets Nation is joining a new Nations Network tradition of handing control of the franchise over to our readers to solve the problem of the week. Inside we’ll review the situation in net and ask you to solve it in the comments.

On the Tangradi Return

#483782161 / gettyimages.com After clearing waivers, Eric Tangradi was dealt to the Habs for a sinking prospect and a backup goalie with a salary $350K richer and a career save percentage 7 points lower than the last guy. Perhaps most strange is that Tangradi was among the Jets very best neutral zone players. His zone entries…

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Jets Young Stars Game One: Pure skill

Jets double pin below goal line on PK. The Nations Network sent this Jets Nation writer to the Young Stars Tournament in Penticton, BC. I’m judging your team and bringing you the view from the Press Box. The Jets opened the Young Stars Tournament against the Flames in a thrilling, high-tempo game with a lot more offensive skill…

Young Stars Tournament: Jets Preview

#469646079 / gettyimages.com The Nations Network is sending this Jets blogger to the 2014 Young Stars Tournament in Penticton, BC. I’ll be judging your team and bringing you live scouting reports. Check out last year’s wrap-up piece here. The Young Stars Tournament is here again! I’ll be there all weekend to scout, blog, and dry out…

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Jets Organizational Sketch: Blue Chips and Top Prospects

#484073637 / gettyimages.com Arriving from Atlanta, the Jets 2.0 had limited prospect depth and not enough NHL-quality players to fill out a lineup card. The major questions facing the franchise followed from those deficiencies – where can we find more NHL-quality players, and how can we make that pipeline sustainable? For GM Kevin Cheveldayoff, the answer to…